'''Drive-By Truckers''' are an alternative country
band based in Athens, Georgia
, though two out of five current members (Patterson Hood
and Mike Cooley (American musician)|Mike Cooley
) are originally from The Shoals
region of Northern Alabama
, and the band strongly identifies with Alabama.
[Weissman, B. (2011). The Secret To A Happy Ending [DVD]. ATO Records]
The band currently consists of Mike Cooley (Lead vocals, Guitar), Patterson Hood (Lead vocals, Guitar), Brad Morgan (Drums), Jay Gonzalez (Keys/Pedal steel) and Matt Patton (Bass guitar).
Like many alternative country acts, the Drive-By Truckers record in analog (using 2 inch, 16-track open reel tape recorders).
[[http://www.drivebytruckers.com/records.html Records]. Drive-By Truckers. Retrieved on 2012-10-08.]
The band's constant touring has developed its dedicated following.
|Origin||Athens, Georgia, United States|
|Genre||Alternative country, alternative rock, Southern rock|
|Label||ATO Records|ATO, MapleMusic Recordings (Canada), New West Records|New West, Lost Highway Records|Lost Highway, Play It Again Sam Records|Play It Again Sam, Ghostmeat Records|Ghostmeat, Soul Dump Records|Soul Dump|
|Associated acts||Adam's House Cat, The Screwtopians, Jason Isbell, Booker T. Jones, The Dexateens|
|Current members||Mike Cooley (American musician)|Mike Cooley|
|Past members||Shonna Tucker|